50 positive things to say to your child

Let your child know he means the world to you with these uplifting words…

Offering words of encouragement is a simple and effective way to show your love for your children. Chosen carefully and used appropriately, such supportive phrases will have a positive and lasting effect on junior long after you’ve uttered them.

Besides saying “I love you” or “I’m proud of you”, well-chosen expressions have the power to motivate your mini-me to behave better, work hard, persevere and pick himself up after a setback! So, add these useful statements to those heart-to-hearts with your kiddo…

To boost confidence

1.      I know you did your best.

2.      I believe you.

3.      I believe in you!

4.      You make me happy.

5.      It’s great to see your (friends/brothers and sisters) having so much fun around you!

6.      Every mistake has a lesson to offer.

7.      You don’t have to be perfect to be great.

8.      Things will get better in time, so don’t dwell on the past.

9.      Don’t waste time worrying about things you can’t control.

10.  Nobody except you, has the power to change your life.

11.  Stop hating yourself for everything you aren’t and start loving yourself for everything you already are.

12.  Don’t look back because you are not heading that way.

13.  Great job! Thank you for giving it your best!

14.  Look what you have accomplished! Never take that for granted.

15.  You figured it out ― that’s awesome!

16.  You look great!

17.  You have power over your body.

Things to say to encourage your child to be independent…. Next!